[kids-lib] 2018 Loleta D. Fyan Grant => Proposals Due 1/12

Jennifer Maurer jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Wed Nov 29 17:43:44 PST 2017


I thought some of you would want to know about the Fyan grant. This is from ALAnews...

The American Library Association's Office for Research and Statistics is now accepting applications for the Loleta D. Fyan Grant, a grant for up to $5,000 for the improvement of public libraries and the services they provide.

Deadline for submissions, sent via email, is January 12, 2018.

You can find more information about the grant, how to submit proposals, and requirements of the recipient(s): http://www.ala.org/aboutala/offices/ors/orsawards/fyanloletad/fyanloletad.

Past winners include...

*         2016 Lindsey Tomsu for "Tween & Teen BUILD Collective" [Press Release<http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2016/03/lindsey-tomsu-wins-2016-loleta-d-fyan-award>]

*         2014 Haslet Public Library for the early science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education program for pre-teens, "Haslet Robotics Club" [Press Release<http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2014/03/haslet-public-library-robotics-club-wins-2014-loleta-d-fyan-grant>]

*         2013 North Shelby Library for the "Animation for the Next Generation" project [Press Release<http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2013/04/animation-next-generation-wins-2013-loleta-d-fyan-grant>]

ALA and its divisions offer many grants, and a good chunk have applications due in January or February: http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/awards/browse/grnt.


Jen Maurer, MLS
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